click to show more information

click to hide/show information About your Search

20131028
20131105
STATION
CNNW 27
ALJAZAM 26
MSNBC 23
MSNBCW 23
KPIX (CBS) 6
COM 5
KCSM (PBS) 5
KGO (ABC) 5
KQED (PBS) 5
KNTV (NBC) 4
WJZ (CBS) 4
CSPAN 3
FBC 3
LINKTV 3
WETA 3
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 160
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 162 (some duplicates have been removed)
maliki met with president obama today. al maliki is seeking more american aid. the u.n. reported the violence claimed the lives of thousands of iraqis this month. >>> eric snowdon is offering to help investigate the phone tapping of chancellor angela merkel. he called the actions of the u.s. government, quote, harmfulings and offered to visit germany to help in its investigation. those are the headlines. i'm tony harris in new york. al jazeera. >> fully engaged or left out of the loop. when things go wrong what is president obama's approach, and is it working? you're watching inside story from washington. >> hello, i'm libby casey. a familiar theme played out in washington this week as bad news circled the white house, and the critics took their shots, fair and unfair at president obama and his administration. but by any viewing this was not a good week for the president. second terms always have their rough patches but history shows they can be overcomed and mr. mr. obama has never shied from a crisis. however the usually hands-on president seemed unaware of problems, and in one
that they are going to lose their medical plans because of obama care. are you worried? >> no. >> yes, yes. >> they are not worried? >> that's not low information voting. that's no information voting f.knowledge were water, that audience is death valley. but now we're reminded of old news, the white house new millions of people would lose their health insurance, well, at least obama was honest with us. >> if you've got health insurance, you like your doctor, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, can you keep your plan. if americans like their doctor, they will keep their doctor, and if you like your insurance plan you will keep it. no one will be able to take that away from you. if you're one of the more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, will you keep your health insurance. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. >> he said period. even his punctuation lies. now the white house calls this a normal turnover, so was pompeii, but at least
in a place called "the situation room." >>> happening now, tech giants coming to the rescue of the obama care website as its ongoing failures take a toll on the president's poll numbers. >>> also, why won't the white house let congress hear from some survivors of the deadly terror attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi? >>> and a huge turnaround by the faa. a new rule will change the way almost all of us fly. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> they are some of the biggest names in tech. google, oracle, red hat. we just learned that dozens of their experts are taking part in what's being called a tech surge to try to fix the mountain of problems plaguing the obama care website. among the latest, a total crash that kept the site down for a full day and a half. now there are signs the obama care debacle is taking a serious toll on the president's approval numbers as well. cnn's athena jones begins our coverage this hour at the white house. what's the latest over there? >> reporter: hi, wolf. well, obama care is getting a lot of the attention but the white house is in damage co
'm quoting, it is my understanding that president obama was not aware chancellor merkel's communications were being collected since 2002. that is a big problem. american officials have some explaining to do here at home and around the world. let's find out what's going on from our chief national security correspondent, jim sciutto. he's here in "the situation room." this is a very strong statement from dianne feinstein. she confirms in effect, she's the chair of the intelligence committee, not only that she's upset, that the intelligence community wasn't informed about all the snooping, including on the german chancellor, but that the president she says wasn't informed either and in effect, she's confirming all of these reports. >> that's exactly right. this had been the burning question, what did the president know, that old question, what did the president know and when did he know it. now we have the chairman of the senate intelligence committee telling us he did not know and senior administration officials telling us that as well. senior administration official telling cnn the president d
>>> this sunday, can obama care be cured? >> what a disaster, what a train wreck. how much obama care is hurting millions of americans. >> this is not about the website, it is really about health care. >> the troubled rollout and the major issues still unresolved. did the administration put election year politics ahead of implementing an effective program? is there enough time to fix the website problems before the program suffers major setbacks? can the government manage it all? this morning as even democrats are calling for changes, we take the debate out of washington and explain the impact this fight will have on people relying on the new health care system. >>> plus, a tough week for the president's foreign policy. new revelations about u.s. spying on allies, including the bugging of the german chancellor's phone. undermines critical relationships at a sensitive time. >>> and does the mideast trust this president? the fallout between syria and iran. the conflicts of global influences ahead. our roundtable is talking about politics and parenting this week after maryland's att
'donnell. polygamy rice. >> good tuesday morning. right now on "first look," the obama administration new three years ago that millions that liked their health insurance actually cannot keep it. u.s. navy dialing back our surveillance. somber anniversary. one year ago today superstorm sandy forever changed the landscape of 24 states. how well have you recovered and what's ahead? plus st. louis juggled both the world series and monday night football. britney spears is unknowingly help the u.s. fight somalia pirates. and he's a happy groom. good morning i'm mara schiavocampo. the obama administration knew for three years that millions of americans would not be able to keep their health insurance. one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tells nbc news between 50% and 75% of americans can expect a cancellation letter over the next year. that's because their existing
apologize. >> outrage over obama care. >> the only spy. for valid foreign intelligence. >> a spying circus. the president's lowest poll numbers yet. is obama's second term slipping away? has he lost control? what will it take to get it back? this morning the only show where the white house responds. tough questions for the president's top strategist. >>> plus, republican senator rand paul in a "this week" exclusive. >>> and the analyst who nailed it in 2012, reads this year's tea leaves. nate silver makes his "this week" debut on our powerhouse roundtable. and rob lowe. this sunday morning. >>> hello again. one year ago this week, president obama was coasting toward re-election, now he's coming off one of the toughest weeks of his second term. let's start out with our chief white house correspondent jon karl. with more on that. you have the obama care, nsa spying controversial and now this new book "double down" shows that winning campaigns aren't pretty on the inside. >> that's right, george. apparently some of the president's top aides leaked so much information to authors of this book.
rollout for obama care through the website. are you as frustrated with how all of this has started? governor kasich? >> is that to me? >> yes. >> yeah. well, look, david, the problem is obama care doesn't control costs. secondly, it's going to drive up the costs for the vast majority of ohioans. it threatens business to grow beyond 50 employees, and frankly, what i think has to concern everybody, this economy is stalled and people don't know what the future is going to bring. and when people are uncertain about the future, they sit on their wallets, and that's why we're not seeing the kind of economic growth that we need to see that's so vital to create new jobs here in the state of ohio. >> that's the argument against obama care, but obama care is here. i'm asking specifically about the damage done by a troubled rollout that you're seeing in your state. >> well, that's got everybody just shaking their heads. and that's like three things. the government almost shut down. now they're tapping somebody's phone and now this thing. this is creating an issue of confidence in the minds of
says president barack obama has known for years that american agents were eavesdropping on chancellor angela merkel for the last three years. this contradicts reports that obama had told merkel he didn't know. citing a u.s. intelligence worker involved in the spying operation, he said nsa chief keith alexander informed obama in person about the surveillance in 2010. the paper quoted the source as saying that obama did not stop the operation back then, but let it continue. the article said they increased the surveillance to include the contents of merkel's text messages. the agency then started tapping a new, supposedly bug-proof cell phone she acquired this past summer. media reports say obama apologized to merkel when she called him on wednesday. the president told merkel he would have stopped the bugging had he known about it. specs spokespersons for the nsa have denied the allegations. the agency said in a statement in beijing on sunday that nsa chief alexander never had talks with president obama about its spying activities on people, including merkel in 2010. a german weekly maga
the change. >> stephen: i'll tell you why the change-- death panels got her. (laughter) prove me wrong, obama! folks, this affects me very deeply. over the past month, obamacare lady and i grew very close. (laughter) i mean, we had an instant connection until it disconnected me. (laughter) still, we spent a lot of time together loading and buffering and refreshing. i shared more with her than i ever have with a picture of a woman. (laughter) my full name, my yearly income, apartment and/or suite number, i even told her that i'm not pregnant. (laughter) that i know of. (laughter) i've searched everywhere on the internet for her, all across the health care sites, over at the white house site. i even did a stock photo search for "vaguely ethnic smiling woman." (laughter) nothing. maybe those laughing salad ladies know something. (laughter) why are you laughing? (laughter) how can you eat at a time like this? (laughter) we have to find her, nation. and i have made a composite sketch, okay? if anyone see this is woman -- (laughter). please, please contact me immediately. nation, i don't know about
with the united states. he white house has denied that president obama was aware that chancellor on the low merkel was being tapped. -- angela merkel was being tapped. they discussed the surveillance rogue rams -- programs. they warned of lasting damage to the transatlantic relationship. >> over the weekend, the white house was quiet, not commenting on the spy scandal. press secretary jay carney said that there may need to be additional constraints placed on america's spy agencies. >> there are a number of efforts underway designed to increase transparency, work with congress to look at reforms of the patriot act. to look at ways that we can increase oversight, increase constraints on the authorities provided by these programs. separately, there is a review underway that will look at, among other issues, some of the very specific things in regards to the intelligence gathering. including matters that deal with heads of state and other governments. >> joining me from washington is our correspondent. president obama is under pressure and letting his press secretary do the talking for him. what else
we're following this hour. >>> a german newspaper says u.s. president barack obama knew american agents were tapping chancellor angela merkel's mobile phone, something he denies. >>> state-run media in china says a car that ran into pedestrians in beijing's tiananmen square killed five people, two of them tourists. >>> one of japan's biggest banks is punishing top executives for knowingly loaning money to criminal organizations. >>> u.s. president barack obama is facing more questions about what he knew and when regarding the activities of his intelligence agents. a german newspaper says obama found out three years ago that the national security agency was tapping chancellor angela merkel's mobile phone. that contradicts reports he told her he was unaware. nhk world's noriko okada has more. >> reporter: the german newspaper is the latest media source to publish details of how the u.s. spied on german chancellor angela merkel. it spoke to a u.s. intelligence worker involved in the operation. it says that person revealed the head of the national security agency informed the preside
's exactly why i came to washington. >> so what is your plan to row place or enhance obama care? >> my plan -- my plan is let's get rid of this failure and let's start over with something that will work. let's delay this. why should the american people be penalized for a website that's failed where they're told that they should go there and buy something they can't afford and into the new year, into 2014 millions, it's projected now that 16 million will have their health care premiums and their health care coverage cancelled. so now we've just increased the number of americans without health care coverage. that's what i want to see. i want to see us delay that penalty and i want to see us put forth something that will work like the american health care reform act that i support from the rnc. >> do you think that massachusetts and we should be utilizing the example of what's taken place in massachusetts that was instituted under then governor mitt romney as a better example for how we can do this on a national level? because nearly 100% of adults and children in massachusetts have health car
one of the first obama administration officials to be questioned directly by congress in this debacle that has been the obama care website rollout. have a listen to how it went. >> despite our democrats opposition to part d ten years ago, we committed to making the best of the program. and because of all the changes that have occurred in part d prescription program, 90% of seniors right now the are satisfied. and why are they satisfied? well, are in my district, before that was vote, i made seniors know that i was going to vote no and opposed and i told them two reasons. the gap, the doughnut hole when you're paying for premiums you're not getting any benefits. that was horrendous and number two, no one was an outside source was not sitting down and being the third party to the negotiate the prices of prescription drugs. so it lost. we lost the policy fight. and what did we do? we went back to our districts and we told our seniors although we voted no, we're -- we personally believe and we'll work with the bush administration to make it work. that's what we did. and ho
a resolution through about that. what president obama has done inherited surveillance structure he said he was going to change but, in fact, has kept broadly intact. >> yeah. indeed in the "wall street journal" it says officials at the nsa has so many eavesdropping operations under way it wouldn't have been practical to brief him on all of them. these decisions are made at the nsa. the president doesn't sign off on this stuff. that protocol is now under review, the official added. you better bet that protocol under review. it does not seem like good security policy to have the president out of the loop on something like this, peter. >> that's right. the question is, is the president mad about this or not? how much is plausible denialability, or does he find it disturbing he doesn't know about it? does somebody lose a job? somebody called on the carpet. it has big effects, sweeping e-mails from abroad, metadata, to be reported as tapping into the phone calls of your peers on the international stage, that's a whole different level. >> frank, peter brings up a really important point. is the p
a fantastic weekend. welcome to the "real story." obama care has a new problem. one that shutdown online enrollment in all 50 states. it happened yesterday when a data center critical for allowing americans to buy coverage simply went down. this comes amid new calls for the president to get rid of health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius just days away from her testimony before congress. wende wendell live at the white house. >> reporter: there are going to be tough questions for secretary sebelius when she testifies before a house committee on wednesday. sunday's shutdown came just a few days after she assured reporters that the online experience was getting better. hhs officials say a verizon data hub went down. it's supposed to be back up now, but white house officials admit the system is still not operating as it should. a couple of democratic senators say the website's problems are reason enough to delay the requirement that people who can afford health insurance buy it next year. new hampshire senator gene shaheen wants a couple months' delay. joe manchin wants the del
. punish you. thanks for watching. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> right now the obama administration is under fire on several fronts. we're waiting for today's white house briefing. line of coverage coming up this hour. the administration facing tough questions regarding the president's promise about keeping your health care plan. also right now, top administration intelligence officials, they're getting ready to get grilled this hour. the head of the nsa and the president's top intelligence chief are both standing by to testify. we'll have live coverage. the nsa's decision to spy on american allies. maybe we'll learn something new. >>> hello. i'm wolf blitzer reporting today from washington. it was a repeated promise from president obama. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan he said it often. but an insurance industry source now says most americans on individual plans will see their existing coverage changed or even cancel. the white house says obama care will mean better more comprehensive coverage but at what the cost? the head of th
listening to calls and reading e-mail for years. white house said president obama didn't know about it. the deep dive into the relationship between two men known by three letters. w and the vp. the tension that ended their term together gotten better or worse in the last five years? good morning from washington. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. get to my first reads of the morning. with eight days before election day, democrats in virginia are setting sights on their first sweep of statewide offices since 1989 as new jersey governor chris christie goes for a transformational blowout, pulling out all the stops to break maybe even 60%. unheard of for a republican in that state. a string of polls show that terry mcauliffe is several points ahead of his republican rival, ken cuccinelli. the question is what it will lock like on november 5th. he brought in the big dog, long time friend and former president you may know by the name of bill clinton. boost turn out particularly among african-american voters in college towns. on sunday, clinton kicked off a four-day, nine-city tour
>>> a debacle. that is what the woman in charge of the obama care rollout admits as she's getting drilled by lawmakers. now, it's president obama's turn. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> we're not in kansas anymore. >> kathleen sebelius apologizes, but what will the president say during his speech, live during this show? >>> as the pope is named one of the world's most powerful, a little boy didn't seem too intimidated. >>> plus, a marine under fire for warning his brothers in war about what would become an insider attack. >> we should be given a medal, not prosecuting him. >>> and cnn takes you to the most unequal place in america. this place, where there is no middle class. >>> hi, there. i'm brooke baldwin. great to be with you, but not a great day if you are kathleen sebelius. the health and human services secretary grilled today over obama care and the bungled launch of the website health r care.gov. fighting for her own life, tells the house committee today she's sorry. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of health care.gov, so let me sa
for three hours? does obama care cover mental health issues caused by using this website. enjoy your health care system and be sure to like us on facebook -- look at that, we're already up to three likes. and i like that enthusiasm. i.t., can we get someone from i.t. in here. >> this week the administration will try its on reboot. sebelius will testify wednesday and also wednesday, president obama takes obama care on the road to massachusetts, a state that's been running insurance exchanges for half a decade. mass is sets the precedent that many in healthcare.gov enrollment will spike the closer we get to the deadline. the irs says 330,000 americans are far enough into the process to find out how big of a subsidy they'll receive. a good indicator of how many people are signing up. but the site faced another glitch. data system that verifies applicant information crashed. 36 states using federal exchanges and the 14 states that run their own. >> friend of the show josh barrow is back, editor of business insider, he is a boston guy. perhaps the answer came from what the healthcare
Ñi opposed to getting republicans right. >>ñr hello again from fox news in washington. president obama ordered a techñ;su problems with the problems with the healthcare.gov, but even individual mandate. beltway, a critic of theÑi president's health care law, louisiana governor bobby jindal,Ñ'i chair of the republican governors governor, welcome back to "fox newsÑi sunday." >> thank you for having me this morning. >> president obama's trouble-shooter onÑi the obamacare website says that the problemsÑi should be fixed by the end ofñr november. here he is. >> by the end of november, healthcare.gov will work smoothly for the vast majority of users.Ñidk do you think that targetçó is?Ñi and is this -- howÑi big a problem do you think this is becoming for democrats? >> chris, i think they'll eventually fix the website. but let's remember, this is the easy part. the critical issue is when it comes time to schedule surgery, what's goingçó to happen then? i think this is symptomatic of a biggerçó problem. is thisñr administration the most competent or most liberal administration
dick cheney know more about what's going on at the nsa than president obama? i'm jake tapper. this is "the lead." >> nobody asked that question before. >>> the national lead. my sit-down with dick cheney, from torture to the debt to what heaven might look like and what about reports that the u.s. started eavesdropping on allies during the bush/cheney administration? i'll ask the former veep why spy on our friends? >>> plus -- >> i really believe the republican party is in trouble. >> the politics lead. cheney refusing to shy away from the problems ailing his beloved gop but there is one up and coming senate candidate who has his unwavering support. his daughter, liz. >>> and in our national lead, breaking just moments ago, remember when a texas lawmaker filibustered a strict new abortion law only to have the legislature pass it anyway in a special session? well, a u.s. district judge just threw that law out. good afternoon, everyone. welcome to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. in the national lead, we begin by asking of the president those two questions that always seem to go han
in afghanistan was killed in a u.s. drone strike. >>> plus, could there be more trouble on the horizon for obama care? why many are now saying that the glitches associated with the rollout are, quote, just the tip of the iceberg. >>> and the hidden danger in your kitchen. why the fda says your spice rack may be filled with dangerous contaminants. >>> new developments in the u.s. drone strike that killed a taliban leader yesterday. meh su d believed to be behind a failed car bombing in times square in 2010 and the murders of a cia outpost in 2009. now the pakistani government is condemning the strike and accuses the u.s. of derailing peace talks with the taliban. >> reporter: there was a $5 million bounty on mehsud. he has been targeted by drones many, many times and at least twice he has been pronounced dead. this tyime, however, it is official according to taliban and pakistani officials. including four other people were killed in this drone strike somewhere in the tribal region between afghanistan and pakistan. reportedly the taliban buried him under the cover of secrecy some time in the past
of widespread spying by the national security agency against e.u. leaders. allegations that president obama approved spying on german chancellor angela merkel. >> i can tell you that the president assured the chancellor that the u.s. is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancell chancellor. >> reporter: and it's not just the european who is are upset. over the weekend thousands marched on washington to express their outrage. >> we're against mass surveillance and i'm truly honored to speak for all whistle blowers. >> reporter: the allegations threaten to disrupt foreign policies with u.s. allies. >> i think the revelation from snowdon and the secrets revealed are doing significant damage to our bilateral relationships with germany, with mexico, with the other countries where the suggestion is that we've listened in. >> reporter: but congressman peter king, the chairman of the house homeland security committee said america should stop apologizing. >> the reality is that the nsa has saved thousands of lives not just in the usa but france, germany, and throughout eu
. [applause] president obama said it over again. if you like your insurance plan you could keep it. the health care act will not change that. millions of americans who are buying limited coverage are receiving letters after all. the president's response. >> if you're getting one of these letters shop around in the new marketplace. you will get a better deal. >> a lot requires that health insurance not cover hospital, maternity, mental health, and prescription drugs. >> if insurers decided is a lawgrade we said under the you have to replace them with quality, conference of coverage. to thenot tell that american people to begin with? wrecks that is a good question. of good questions. i do not think there is an answer. it obviously was not true. that is it. why put yourself behind the all like this? wrecks it was a campaign and a good slogan for the campaign. for 97% of people it is true but it is not for the three percent and we are hearing from them and it is a big embarrassment for the white house. >> when did he know it was not true? that goes to the larger question about the quality control
a question, i'm going to answer it. it's a false choice to stay it's obama care or nothing. there are numerous proposals, including the one i'm a co-sponsor-of-. >> i yield back, sir. let me take the time back. are you serious what you just said? are you really serious? after what we have gone through. after what we have gone through in the last 3.5 years? have you -- you can sit there and say that you had a legitimate alternative after these years? we've gone through 44 votes, 48 votes now of you trying to dismantle this legislation. you ka ul that cooperation? i don't. >> yep, that's one way of putting it. welcome to "morning joe," everyone. it is october 30th, the day before halloween. >> that's how harold and i were on education. >> it wasn't that, kill the mood. we have pulitzer please historian john meacham. are you going to do the jonas brothers right now? >> i did it earlier. i proofread it. no one proofread the jonas brothers. >> that's a shame. msnbc visiting analyst. former democratic congressman harold ford, jr. good morning. and in washington, we have senior po
, the white house claims, without president obama's knowledge. >>> u.s. ambassador to spain called on the carpet in madrid. today on capitol hill european union officials demanded answers from chairman of the house intelligence committee. >> i think confidence is damaged. we've identified some questions. therefore, we are -- have to work hard that confidence is established. >> what does this all mean for president obama's relationships with world leaders going forward. on six minute top cia officials talks about the fallout from the edward snowden leaks. >> this is the most serious leak, most serious compromise in the u.s. intelligence committee. >> because of the amount of it and the type. >> the amount and the type. >> website reboot. secretary of hhs kathleen sebelius faces questions on capitol hill wednesday after healthcare.gov went down over the weekend adding fuel to the criticism and more fodder for snl. >> i have a number of friendly tips to help you deal with those problems. for example, have you tried restarting your computer. sometimes it helps to turn the computer off
on the table tonight. late on what the obama administration knew about the nsa surveillance. also ahead, support for legalizing marijuana is at an all-time high so to speak. thank you [ laughter ] >> aisle be here all week. should schools send home letters telling parents their kids are overweight? fat letters a lot of people call them. we'll be talking about all that tonight. we begin with obama care under fire still yet again with the affordable care act already off to an unauspicious start. report obtained by cnn now shows the obama administration was warned that healthcare.gov was not ready to go live. it looks like one of the president's mantras if you like your health plan you can keep it may not be true for some 15 million americans. does the white house have a message problem or a lot more? joining me on the panele panel, start with chief national correspondent john king who is in washington. john, it is remarkable. this president time and time again said if you like the insurance you have, you can keep it. it will not change. it will not go away. now it seems like that is techn
rollout. cnn has new information this morning about red flags raised well before the obama care site went live. cnn's brianna keilar is following all of this for us. what do we know? >> reporter: we've obtain a confidential report is serious warnings. i will tell you an obama administration spokesperson says this was not a dire warning but a list of things to do. when you look at it, chris, much of it reads like it was written in the weeks after the site launched, not before. almost a full month before healthcare.gov went live cgi, the main can thor working on the site highlighted glaring problems, a confidential report obtained by cnn raised red flags like we don't have access to monitoring tools, not enough time in schedule to conduct adequate performance testing and hub services are iter it mittently unavailable, meaning the site stops working at times. plainly stated warnings and yet they weren't passed on to president obama. he didn't know there were problems until after the site launched. >> i this it became clear fairly early on, the first couple of days -- >> not before that, thou
begin this hour at fbi headquarters in washington. president obama set to speak at the installation ceremony for the bureau's new director james kommy. >> set to happen any moment now, and of course, we are not going to miss a minute of it bringing it to you live as soon as it begins. i'm suzanne malveaux. this is around the world on cnn. >> i'm michael holmes. we're going to welcome our international viewers. >> good to see you again. >> a little week off didn't hurt anyone. international viewers will be with us on the program all week. >> we're watching at the fbi welcomes a new chief, james kommy. he has been on the job for almost two months now. >> but the for malts are taking place today and president obama is there to do the honors at what they are calling the installation ceremony today. commie is a republican, a former federal prosecutor and an outs spoke on opponent of the eavesdropping under the former president george bush. >> now he takes office and a growing outrage over revelations how extensively the nsa has been spying both here and around the world. want to bringing
the u.s. was eavesdropping on ally world leaders for years and president obama didn't know? no one told him? phone conversations from u.s. friends like german chancellor angela merkel. the administration insists the president did not know. now he is ordering a full review of the nsa surveillance operations and the foreign relations fallout. here is more from our chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. >> reporter: president obama would not confirm the nsa was spying on the phone calls of u.s. allies like germany's chancellor angela merkel. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. i'm making a review to make sure what they are able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> reporter: senior administration officials tell cnn president obama did not know about the nsa surveillance of merkel and other allies until earlier this year. when he found out he ordered a stop to some of the programs. the democratic chairman of the senate intelligence community dianne feinstein usually an a
on obama care. thanks very much for watching. "news room" with brooke baldwin continues right now. >> wolf, thank you. great to be with you. i'm brooke baldwin. we continue here today. the world wants answers. right now this congressional hearing is underway. when you look at some of these pictures, this wasn't too long ago, these protesters here in the back of this room. they're holding up signs as the head of the nsa and the president's top intelligence chief are both there to testify as anger and suspicion grow over accusations of widespread u.s. spying. the worst of it, tapping the phones of u.s. allies. >> we, all of us in the intelligence community, are very much aware that the recent unauthorized disclosures have raised concerns that you've alluded to, both here in congress and across the nation, about our intelligence activities. we know the public wants to understand how its intelligence community uses its special tools and authorities and to judge whether we can be trusted to use them appropriately. we believe we have been lawful and at the rigorous oversight we've operated under
, that is scheduled to meet with the state department and other members of the barack obama administration during the visit to the u.s. >> president obama's new fbi director was sworn in. james b. comey was installed as the new leader, replacing robert mueller. president obama praised james b. comey for his hard work. he was a deputy attorney-general during george w. bush's administration, serving under john ashcroft. >> the federal bureau of investigation's intel risy is a gift, given to every employee by those that went before. it must be protected and earned every say. we protect that gift by making mistakes and admitting them, by making promises and keeping them, and by realising that nothing, no case, no source, no fear of embarrassment is worth jeopardising the gift of integrity. >> during his ten u in the attorney-general's office james b. comey blocked senior bush administration officials from getting a controversial wire tapping program reauthorised. james b. comey is the 7th director of the federal bureau of investigation. >> the u.n.'s special envoy to syria is in damascus on his lates
's investigation. it's causing shockwaves. >> lisa and her team does incredible reporting. the obama administration has officially granted a six week extension for shop towers sign up for coverage next year. they have until march 31st to do so. course correcting roll out of the obama care may be the least of the white house's problems. for years president obama has denied the affordable care act would change health coverage for millions of americans. in fact it's been a key component of the president's sales pitch to the public. >> if you like your health care plan, you keep your health care plan. these folks need to stop scaring everybody. nobody is going to force you to leave your health care plan. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care. if your employer provides you health insurance nobody is talking about messing with that. if you're one of the 250 million americans who already have health insurance you will keep your health insurance. >> time and again president obama saying if you like your health care plan you will keep your health care plan but a new
and these are the stories we're covering in detail in the next 60 minutes. >>> president obama looks to overhaul spying after a series of embarrassing disclosures. if. >> the car crash in teenen square. was it a car bombing,. >>> people without food on madagascar. >> first there were the embarrassing disclosures from the former intelligence officer, edward snowden. then, the embarrassin embarrassa merkel phone tapping. barack obama is ordering a,. >> trying to get some answers. they've said that trust needs to be rebuilt. but in a few hours' time the director of national intelligence and the director of the nsa will face congressional grilling. we will talk with our correspondent in washington after this story by bernard smith. >>> this could be about to end. in an interview, president barack obama says that national security operations generally have one purpose: to make sure the american people are safe. but i'm initiating now a review to make sure what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> this has partly been prompted by reports in germany that president obama w
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 162 (some duplicates have been removed)